The complete Christmas calendar – or at least, an attempt at wrangling all the community festive events into one list

UPDATED on Sunday December 4, 9pm.

If I’ve missed any, comment below or email and I’ll update this page!

Saturday, December 3: the St David’s Uniting Church Annual Christmas Bazaar, at the Pemberton Secondary School is underway!



Ready for your tree?

You can pay for your You-Pick Christmas Trees at Lil’wat Gas Station to cut any size tree from the Lil’wat Forestry Ventures Christmas tree farm two km North of Mount Currie.

*All proceeds will be going towards Lil’wat Nation Youth Programs 🙂

“Please pay before you cut!”



Sunday, 4 December, Santa PAWS Event, 12 – 3, Big Sky Golf, 1690 Airport Road

Pemberton Animal Well Being Society – P.A.W.S. is hosting its annual SANTA PAWS Event at Big Sky Golf Club.

Drop in anytime between the designated hours with your family and of course, your pup, for photos with Santa!

*Note it is first come first serve during the allocated time

Christmas cookie decorating for kids, viewing of SANTA PAWS the movie, hot chocolate by the fire and more!

Christmas treats for your furry family members too!

There will be snacks available by donation to PAWS.

Big Sky’s bar will be open for purchase of drinks!

Minimum $10 donation for the photo with Santa and a Silent Auction will be set up with 100% of proceeds to P.A.W.S.

If interested in donating please contact Lori Coates –

*please remember to clean up after your pups, bags will be available, dogs must be on leash in the clubhouse at all times

*there will be a designated outdoor off leash area on driving range

For more information please contact –


Pemberton Valley Lodge’s Annual Gingerbread Project, December 10-20, raises funds for the Pemberton Food Bank and lets everyone admire the creative talent of local businesses. Bring a non-perishable food item.


Pictures with SANTA are Dec 17 from 1-4 all proceeds go to the local Food Bank!

Last year $10 000 was raised with your help and generosity. All proceeds are matched by Scotiabank so it’s the perfect place for cracking the cheque book. Don’t forget a non perishable food item to cram in the cruiser!

  • Friday, December 9th:
    Gingerbread Project creations to the lodge ($5 entry fee)
  • Saturday, December 10th to Tuesday, December 20th:
    Gingerbread creations on display at the lodge
    (bring non-perishable food items for the food bank)
  • Saturday, December 17th:
    Family Day with Santa’s helper, with light refreshments available



Saturday, December 17, 9 am – 11 am, Pemberton Secondary School’s Breakfast with Santa

HO-HO-HO Join the Grads of PSS for their Annual Prom Fundraiser

$5 kids/$7 adults

Bring your camera

GF pancakes available.

(Thanks to Pemberton Valley Supermarket for your donations)


December 17, 10am – 4:30pm, Lil’wat Christmas Craft Fair at Ullus Community Centre




From now until December 14, you can drop off a toy to SIGNAL HILL ELEMENTARY Pemberton, BOUNCE Whistler, Spud Valley Sporting Goods, or Whistler Integrative Wellness, and local family Kate Graham and Tia Sangster will pay forward some of the love and support they’ve been receiving for their son Ty.


The Flour Pot is hosting a holiday pop-up shop at their Studio, Unit #C1 – 7450 Prospect St, December 17-22 9am – 4pm for baked treats that you really want to be gifted, or to gift to someone who was very very very nice this year.


Thursday and Friday, December 22 and 23, 2016, 4:30pm: Free performances of The Grinch, by the Pemberton Dance Studio, at the Community Centre. All welcome.

Everyone is welcome to join Christmas Spirit as dancers produce an Original Dr.Seuss’s “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!” It is the first show entirely led by dancers of ages 3-12, no adults. The event is brought in with the support of Pemberton and District Community Centre, The Rotary Club of Pemberton, Pemberton’s Hardware Store (RONA) and Pemberton Community Church.







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